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    September 29, 2012
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all morning, we put them in focus. >> i can see in his face that there was a lot more to her story than even what she was willing to let on. women hold up half the sky. the message of a new documentary from "new york times" columnist. in an interview exclusive with cnn he sits down with celebrities. saturday, september 29th, i'm deb feyerick. >> good to have you with us this morning. we are starting with the new revelations on the deadly attack in libya. >> the attack that killed chris stevens and three other americans. >> the u.s. intelligence community now says it was a deliberate terrorist assault. cnn intelligence correspondent suzanne kelly has more.
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>> this is really the fullest account aing yet on behalf of the community which rarely venchers to the public domain to issue what they knew. the intelligence community says this was a deliberate and terrorized result sympathetic to al qaeda. that comes from se s from shawn. the reason we're seeing something like this two plus weeks after the attack, there is growing frustration within the inteigence community itself how information is being used. that initial assessment being this was a protest, a spontaneous attack that grew out of a protest in response to the anti-muslim films. it appears that as more information came in, that picture changed. the story from administration officials didn't change so dramatically and i think that really shows us that there are still unanswered questions.
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we don't have a direct timeline on when administration officials knew this was a terrorist attack and when they came out and set it. still, this is really unbelievable statement put out by the intelligence community. deb and victor. >> let's talk for a moment about what was said immediately after the benghazi attacks. some statements were made by the u.s. ambassador rice. here's what he told our wolf blitzer. >> i believe this was a failure of foreign policy message and leadership and such a misstatement of facts, as were known at the time and for her to go on all those shows and be misinforming the american people and our allies in countries around the world, to me, somebody has to pay the price for this. too much things to go wrong and everyone forgets about it the
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next day. i think we have to send a clear message and american ambassador was killed where by all the accumulation of evidence at the time the prezumption had to be it was terrorism. i can see if they wanted to say it's definitively terrorism, but to rule out terrorism and say it was not terrorism at that time was, to me, a terrible mistake to make whether it was intentionally or uninte unintentionally. >> the white house is standing by, rice. everything she said in that interview was cleared by interagency groups based on the latest information that u.s. had and certainly nothing was designed to mislead the american people. now to syria where eyes are on the country's chemil weapon stock. the big question is, who has control? >> cnn pentagon correspondent barbara starr has more. >> deb, victor, defense secretary leon panetta weighing right in on what he knows and doesn't know about syria's chemical weapons.
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a top syrian opposition group claims it captured these missiles in damascus and said they had been adapted to carry chemical and biological war heads. cnn cannot independently confirm the claim. but a new admission from leon panetta. serious chemical weapons have been on the move and he's not sure what exactly has happened. >> there has been intelligence that there have been some moves that are taken place. where exactly that's taken place, we don't know. >> reporter: panetta insists that al assad's forces control the major chemical and biological site, but there are security concerns. >> there has been some intelligence with regards to some of these sites that there has been some movement in order for the syrians to better secure
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the chemicals. >> reporter: rebels are clearly making a public play that they can get to the weapons. on this video, a narerator points to satellite imagery of what he says is a chemical weapons warehouse in damascus and a tunnel that connects the warehouse to a military airport. the video cannot be independently confirmed. panetta knows rebels are on the hunt, he doesn't know if they have succeeded. >> i don't have any specific information a about the opposition and whether or not obtained some of this or how much they obtained. and just exactly was taking place. >> reporter: president obama said a tight lid must stay on the syrian arsenal. >> we have been very quick to the assad regime and also to other players on the ground that are red line for us is we start
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seeing a whole bunch of chemical weapons being moved around or utilized. >> reporter: concerns about the weapons. recent bombs of government buildings in damascus and stepped up fighting all underscoring the rebels are taking the fight to the regime's power centers. a senior administration official tells cnn that president obama's red line on syria's chemical and biological weapons is all about the potential use of those weapons and the latest intelligence shows that there is no evidence that is about to hap aen. deb, victor. >> barbara starr, thank you so much. we will take you to the region live for more on this story coming up in just a few minutes. president obama spoke with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu over the phone for about 20 minutes yesterday. the white house reaffirmed his commitment to israel security and agreed they must prevent iran from getting a nuclear weapon.
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the president has been criticized for not meeting with netanyahu in person. netanyahu has expressed frustration with the u.s. for not taking a more aggressive stance on iran. the u.s. is relying on diplomacy and sanctions. and shortly after obama's phone call ended, mitt romney also spoke with netanyahu over the phone. according to the romney campaign, he told netanyahu that iran is the greatest threat to israel security and to the world. his campaign has slammed obama over the world saying a romney white house would be tougher on iran. >> there should have been tougher sanctions in place sooner. we should have taken opportunities to stand and strengthen the iranian opposition to put pressure on the regime domestically, politically. the united states did not do it. sort of had this once in an opportunity in june of 2009. make the threat credible. >> the election and your health. what exactly do president obama and mitt romney plan to do about
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on president obama and mitt romney's positions and their plans when it comes to your health. >> since president obama's health care law was enact aed, 3.1 million people under the age of 26 are now covered by their parents' plans and preventive care is covered 100% by insurance companies. seniors, in particular, have benefitted on prescription drugs. >> seniors who fall in the coverage gap known as the doughnut hole will start getting some help. they will receive $250 to help pay for prescriptions and that will, over time, fill in the doughnut hole. >> reporter: 5.5 million seniors have saved a total of nearly $4.5 billion on prescription day since the law was enact aed. that's according to the health and human services department. >> i have strengthened medicare and added years to the life of medicare and we did it by getting rid of taxpayer subsi y
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subsiddisubsidd subsidies. >> reporter: by 2014 everyone is required to have health insurance. insurers can't deny you if you have a pre-existing condition or reduce your rates. the law planned to expand medicaid to the states with the aim of covering 17 million more people. but the supreme court ruled in june that it was up to each state to decide whether to expand coverage. the law has become a cornerstone of the obama campaign. >> i will refuse to eliminate health insurance for millions of americans who are poor and elderly or disabled and also those with the most can pay less. >> reporter: romney says the affordable care act is, "unaffordable." >> we know that health care is too expensive. obama care doesn't make it less expensive. >> reporter: romney and his runningmate paul ryan cap malpractice insurance, cut made
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by $810 billion over the next ten years, give states more control over their medicaid funds. overhaul medicare. the overhaul, people now younger than 55. when they reach retirement will have the option of getting a voucher to purchase private insurance or they could stick with traditional medicare. >> this financial support system is designed to guarantee that seniors can always afford medicare coverage, no exceptions. >> reporter: while the repeal of obama care would get rid of the prescription drug benefit to seniors, romney doesn't want to take out all of the loss provisions. >> we have to make sure that people who have pre-existing conditions are able to get insured and that folks that don't get sick don't get dropped by their insurance company. >> reporter: the president of the american action forum. he doesn't support the current health care law. >> the amount we spend on medicare has to be cap aed, they just disagree on how to get there. romney and ryan says what we're going to do is give the money to
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seniors and give them a place to go and shop for competing choices and they don't like the care that they're doing. >> reporter: jonathan cone supports the law and writes about the health care for the new republic. >> obama budget says, look, we want to hold down costs to this target and we'll do our very best to accomplish that, but we're also not going to sacrifice benefits. no matter what happens, we'll make sure that seniors get the same level of benefits they're getting now. >> reporter: both obama and romney agree that health care needs to be more affordable. they just disagree how about how to do that. dr. sanjay gupta, cnn, reporting. and one of the most contentious issues dividing president obama and governor romney, what to do with million of illegal immigrants living, studying and working in america. next hour another issue, illegal immigration. u.s. officials confirm that
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recovering. a man arm aed with a help rucugun fired plastic pellets at him. the czech leader was taken to the hospital with reported bruises, but no injuries. the suspect is in custody. a former butler is on trial today at the vatican. he is accused of leaking hundreds of pages from the pontiff to an italian journalist. he could spend up to eight years in prison. please pleaded not guilty. a vatican computer technician is also on trial. look at this incredible video off mexico's coast. eight fishermen got tossed into the sea waters which the heavy winds and rains capsized their boats. they were hauled to safety and dry ground by a rope. several suffered bruises and one had to be treated for inhaling too much water, but they're all expected to be okay. you just see them fighting the
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waves and the wind. it's remarkable. >> jaw dropping when you watch something like that because typically when we talk about boats capsizing it's a pontoon boat and small fishing boat. waters that rough, you do the best you can. >> they're lucky, also, based on where it is, it's not hitting the rocks. it could have hit the rocks and crushed those poor guys. the fact they have cameras and rescuers -- >> they had cameras every everywhere, cell phones. well, some headlines we are also following this morning for you. two people remain hospitalized after a shooting rampage in minapailous earlier this week. police say the shooter was laid off just hours before the incident. he then returned with a gun, shot and killed five co-workers before committing suicide. his family says he had a history of mental illness. among the dead, a business owner who was recently honored at the white house. and now to michigan and the search for jimmy hoffa.
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police say there are "no discernible remains in the soil samples that were taken beneath a storage shed in suburban detroit. a tipster claimed a body was there around the time the former teamster leader disappeared. the samples are being sent to michigan state university, but police doubt any remains would be from hoffa. >> can you imagine, you know, when we used to drive into new york, my mom would always point to a field just outside the meadowlands and say, that's where gjimmy hoffa was buried. >> i'm sure a lot of people pointing, jimmy hoffa is over there. interesting on cnn.com, why do people still care where jimmy hoffa is? just the made for tv story that this guy disappeared. >> kept getting whacked at the height of his career or allegedly whacked. >> yes. >> one should say. >> the perfect word.
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all right, to baseball and a homer heard around the league, but not the one that everyone expects. homer bailey. the cincinnati reds pitcher threw a no-hitter against the pittsburgh pirates and the first for the reds since the 1980s. today ten miles of one of the busiest freeways in america, they're closed. people in los angeles are calling it carmageddon ii. they said a similar closure would jam the interstate but went smoothly because most drivers did what they should have done, they stayed home to avoid the hassle. this weekend crews are building a new car pool lane and officials are asking motorists to stay off the road. the section of 405 will be reopened at, they say, on monday. and celebrity activists meg ryan, gabrielle union andany a others go to different corners of the world to meet with women who are overcoming abuse and
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syrian activists say it shows military installations in tunnels. we will go to more about this in just a moment. our mohammed jamjoon is in syria. making a decision for themselves and their daughters. it's airing next week. it's inspired by his award winning book co-authored with his wife, cheryl. meg ryan, gabrielle union went to different corners of the globe to meet with women who are overcoming abuse and oppression. he explains why this project is so important. >> we're going to be going on a journey. some of the places in the world where the oppression of women and girls is truly at its most extreme. we'll be traveling to six different countries and we invited six american actresses
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to join us. we're going to meet with some people they're building a better cambodia, vietnam and working on issues like sex trafficking, violence against women and also solutions such as getting more girls to the school and keeping them there. >> and in a special report for cnn, kristof sat down with these actresses to learn what they learned about the women holding up half the sky. olivia wild told us about her eye-opening journey to kenya. >> this is huge. >> the biggest market of second hand in kenya. >> jane is a businesswoman because of an organization in nairobi. jane had been a commercial sex worker for many years. she is hiv positive and she has three children and she has suffered unimaginable odds and
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come out of it as a dressmaker. >> oh, that's nice, yeah. >> and she's a great example of how financial empowerment can really work to transform the community. because of her business, her kids are all in school. not only are they in school, they are at the top of their class and these are people who were born in the toughest slum in kenya. i think the other extraordinary thing we saw was the communial power of business, bringing women together. when we were in central kenya, the village of all women, they sustain themselves by running a jewelry business and it was extraordinary to watch them working together and knowing that they can rely on each other to learn this technique, to sell these goods and they will keep this village going together. >> they passed the time by
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singing the song. >> my favorite song. i assumed it was like a welcome, welcome song and then when we asked what the lyrics were, most of them had suffered gentle mutilation and most of them had suffered all sorts of abuse, directly related to having a vagina. the fact that they could celebrate them, the most moving, awesome thing in the world. but i, i will never forget the feeling of being in that village. the village of all women and just understanding the beautiful power of centsisterhood. >> plenty of men suffer brutally around the world, syria today, all over. why focus on women? why narrow that sphere? >> olivia. that's a good point that reminds me of this boy that we met in
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the village of all women in kenya. one boy, isaiah, was 16 and when i asked him what he thought about the reasons why this village had to be created to protect the women from all this violence and oppression, he couldn't even understand why his father would want to hurt his mother. he didn't understand the concept of domesti violence. he's like, i don't know, i don't know why the men would want to hurt them. that's because he had been educated by women and encouraged, from the first moment and nurtured by a women who was empowered and he was able to see the world through a completely different lens. that's why it's about empowering the women to impact the men. it's not that the men are inherently the problem. unfortunately, they've been raised in a culture that hasn't encouraged them to see the world. >> what a remarkable spirit changing the world and changing men one at a time. next hour, actress gabrielle
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union tells us about meeting a 15-year-old girl in vietnam who stunned her with extraordinary courage. turning oppression into opportunity for women worldwide is going to air on pbs on monday and tuesday. there is more positive news on the home front, if you're in the market to sell. home prices on the rise for the third straight month. we'll tell you where. like myself... ing i had pain in my pelvic area... and bleeding that wasn't normal for me. she said i had to go to the doctor. turned out i had uterine cancer, a type of gynecologic cancer. i received treatment and we're confident i'll be fine. please listen to your body. if something doesn't feel right for two weeks or longer, see your doctor. get the inside knowledge about gynecologic cancers. knowing can make all the difference in the world.
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just two weeks after its launch, apple is issuing a a rare apology for iphone 5 specifically its map function. they dropped google maps in favor of its own software.
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ceo tim cook said he was sorry for the frustration that the company is trying to make the maps better. and education pays, just ask students at princeton who, according to one website, are pulling in the top paychecks among college graduates averaging $137,000 a year. ten years of experience in their fields. stanford is also in the top ten. case schiller 20-city composite report came out this week and it seems to have some good news. home prices rebounding to levels not seen in nine years. i asked cnn business correspondent alison kosik if this is a sign that the bottom of the market is now holding. >> victor, it's funny, you're asking that $64,000 question and it's what many buyers and sellers are wondering at this point. the good news is that more and more analysts are coming out and saying the bottom has actually
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passed and as this point we're actually on the way up and numbers came out this week that support that. home prices across 20 major u.s. cities rose 1.6% in july and then a separate report from the commerce department and what it showed was that the median price of a newly constructed home is at $257,000. that's a jump up 11% from july to august. now, a few reasons for these higher prices. less of a supply of homes on the market and that means more people are going after fewer properties. plus, mortgage rates are at record lows. that's a real good incentive to get people out there to buy. also, an increasing number of buyers. they just haven't been able to find previously owned homes that they like, they are opting to go brand-new and those are traditionally more expensive. victor? >> good news for the housing market. what impact did this have on the overall economic outlook? >> no doubt about it. housing is really a critical component and manufacturing is what pulled us out of the recession and economists, they
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want to see them pass the baton. that's really important for consumer spending because when people feel like their home is worth more, they feel wealthier and they tend to spend more and that's something our economy needs. a direct correlation with the job's market. people don't buy homes if they don't have jobs or they don't feel secure in their jobs. as we see these reports improving, what it shows is that people are out there and putting off the move and they may finally be feeling more confident to find it. all that is helping the housing market and acts as a sign that the housing market is getting stronger, plus, when people abu a new home, that adds to construction jobs. >> people feel confident and want to go out and buy a home but we know since the beginning of the crisis, it has been tough to get a loan. will we see more lending? >> the recent stimulus move actually meant to open up the gates a bit and what that did,
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essentially, is a bank's mortgage-backed securities with the feds cash. what it is supposed to do is really make banks more confident, you know, make them more comfortable in giving up money, but the fed, in reality, the fed can't force banks to start lending, it's really up to thefi the firms. lending standards have gotten a lot tighter so it's tough for a lot of americans to qualify for a loan, pheeven if the bank is willing to give it up. you need to put 20% down and have a good size bank account. that's the reaality of the situation, victor. >> bottom line, if you want a home and you're in the market for a new home, now is the time to buy before it adgoes to high prices? >> i don't have a crystal ball. a lot of experts who say the bottom is behind us with
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mortgage rates still low and prices affordable, there's no reason if you're looking before and you want to get into a new home, certainly a good reason enough for you to go out there and stick your toe in the water and see what's out there. a new hollywood film sparks protests across the country. it's getting lots of buzz over how teachers and unions are depicted. that's just ahead. first, in afghanistan women typically don't have a place in society and they use violence to keep girls from getting an education. one woman has braved all that to set up a free school for girls near kabul. she is this week's cnn hero. >> in afghanistan, most of the girls have no voice. they are used as property of a family. the picture is very gram. my name is razia jan and i'm the founder of a girls school in afghanistan.
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when we opened in the school in 2008, 90% of them could not right their name. today, 100% ofhem are educated. they can read, they can write. i lived in the u.s. for over 38 years, but i was really a affected by 9/11. i really wanted to prove that muslims are not -- i came back here in 2010. girls had been the most oppressed and i thought, i have to do something. it was a struggle in the beginning. i would sit with these men and i would tell them, don't marry them when they're 14 years old. they want to learn. >> how do you write your father's name? >> b-i-s -- >> after five years now, the men, they're proud of their girls. still, we have to take this with
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precautions. some people are so much against girls getting educated. we provide free education to over 350 girls. i think it's like a fire. it will grow. every year my hope becomes more. i think i can see the future. >> the top ten cnn hero honorees for 2012 have been revealed and now you can vote for your choice for hero of the year. up to ten times every day, each day. go to cnnheroes.com. vote early, vote often.
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america's public emication system is getting attention. protests have popped up at theaters across the country as "won't back down" hits the big screen. i spoke with mischelle turner about the film and its growing popularity. >> a little movie that has a lot of big buzz. it's turning into a big movie, victor. we're talking about "won't back down" parent trigger laws and it's kind of based on actual events, a hollywood depiction of when a parent and a teacher decide to fight a failing school and take over to do better for the kids. now, the reason why this is getting so much buzz and
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attention is because this issue of school choice and parent trigger laws is a big deal right now. this movie was shown at both conventions, the republican and the democratic national conventions. one of the things that's been a big sticking point is some people are saying that it's an anti-union movie and that it makes the teachers look like they're the bad guys. >> i see the two big stars here, what are they saying about this? >> well, by the way, the reviews for their act aiing in this mov very good. the movie itself is getting mixed reviews. but both of them are saying they did not make an anti-union film. maggie gyllenhaal is from a very leftist family and she said she wouldn't be able to go home for thanksgiving if she made an anti-union film. viola davis said she wasn't aware of all this school choice. let's listen to what she told us. >> i did, i thought it
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represented all sides and i think i didn't really know what a hot bed subject education was. i knew that everybody was on fire about education, proeducation, but i didn't know that there was just so many different kind of inner turmoil with charter schools and public schools and unions. >> so, there you have it from viola davis, victor. she talked about the fact that she wasn't aware that education in this form was such a hot button issue. she actually learned something from making this film, too. >> an issue that people on both sides are very passionate about. now, the teachers unions and the teachers, are they planning any type of formal boycott or protest? >> there have been protests already at this film in new york. there were protests by the teachers unions and why this is such a big deal, too, especially with the election coming up, vict victor.
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usually the democrats and the unions work hand in hand a lot of times. the fact that a lot of democrats are starting to embrace school choice and parent trigger laws, the unions aren't looking too kindly on that. it is becoming kind of a play in the upcoming election, as well. expect to see some protests or people not too happy with this film. >> well, if you're looking to improve your health or just drop a few pounds, if you have a few pounds to drop. we have just what you need. mark mcdonald is here to show us how to work out smarter, not harder. mark, i think working out smarter is a lot better because then you're more efficient. where do you start if you're just beginning? >> that is a great question. beginners just want to dive in and they never get going because it is so overwhelming. just start doing three to five days a week 30 minutes of any type of activity. how do we get smarter? look at victor here. victor is leaning back. let's bring him up, bring his shoulders back and stable his
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core. you released your stored fat and at fat gets burned up in the muscles. your goal of exercise, activate your muscles. walking like this, walking upstairs. >> walking like this? >> you feel strong and tightening the core. instead of sitting in a chair, you can sit on the ball. that will help you burn more muscles. you have to get going as a beginner. >> how do you make it fun because i think that's also part of it. it becomes this thing that you kind of want to do it and if you wait until the end of the day, you don't have the energy to do it. how do you make it fun so you're looking forward to even 30 minutes, let's say. >> that's one of the greatest questions. if you don't like your exercise, you're going to not do it. find things you enjoy, maybe it's tennis, racket ball or playing basketball and maybe what we do as a family, we do once a week we go to an indoor trampoline park and play indoor dodgeball with my son who is 7
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and my wife. we go on a walk in the neighborhood. when i do my cycling or treadmill, find netflix, that's the key, make it fun. >> a lot of people only have the 30 minutes. if they spend 15 minutes getting to the place and 15 on the way back, they're not going to make it. what can you do at home? >> with home, for less than $100, you can get a ball that is going to help and you can do all of your exercise on it. you can get push-up handles and get a plank and get some bands and a ball and carry that around and get a weighted vest and get an ab wheel and do very simple things that educate you on it. the body confidence, you can learn in chapter 6 how to optimize your body and optimize your muscle so you make your exercise the best. >> also eating more smaller meals so that your body is constantly working to burn off the fat. >> it's the key. nutrition with stable blood sugar you release your stored
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fat with those small, frequent meals. we turn your body into a fat-burning machine. >> sit up. >> sit up. >> i'm just going to keep doing it. >> thanks, my friend, appreciate it. well, what do president obama and governor mitt romney plan to do about illegal immigratn and how different are their plans? we'll break it down for you in about 20 minutes. [ laughing ] [ laughing ] [ laughing ] ♪
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i've been fortunate to win on golf's biggest stages. but when joint pain and stiffness from psoriatic arthritis hit, even the smallest things became difficult.
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i finally understood what serious joint pain is like. i talked tmy rheumatologist and he prescribed enbrel. enbrel can help relieve pain, stiffness, and stop joint damage. because enbrel, etanercept, suppresses your immune system, it may lower your ability to fight infections. serious, sometimes fatal events including infections, tuberculosis, lymphoma, other cancers, and nervous system and blood disorders have occurred. before starting enbrel, your doctor should test you for tuberculosis and discuss whether you've been to a region where certain fungal infections are common. don't start enbrel if you have an infection like the flu. tell your doctor if you're prone to infections, have cuts or sores, have had hepatitis b, have been treated for heart failure, or if, while on enbrel, you experience persistent fever, bruising, bleeding, or paleness. [ phil ] get back to the things that matter most. ask your rheumatologist if enbrel is right for you. [ doctor ] enbrel, the number one biolog medicine prescribed by rheumatologists.
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what do you do, sir? >> i'm a manager at burger king. >> there you go. having it your way. >> mitt romney is doing what he can. he's trying very hard. he wants to unite america. unite america. the rich with the wealthy and the poor with the indiginate and t the. they agreed to 32 pages of rules. 32 pages of rules. they had to both agree. both parties, both camps had to agree. rules, 32 pages. i mean, it's like being a kardashian husband. >> we're in a deep financial hole. the numbers are bad. 23 million people out of work. but things are getting better. remember that movie, the sixth sense? i'm like the kid in that movie. i see employed people.
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i know you don't see them, don't even know they're there. but one day all of you will be bruce willis and you'll realize you were employed all along. >> mitt romney, doing what he can to try to broaden his appeal. in fact, in his latest policy act. he's trying to target that 47% that he alienated a couple weeks ago. remember that whole thing? see, i think he's trying a little too hard. show the new ad. >> and now, a message from mitt romney. >> too many americans are struggling to find work in today's economy. my plan will create 12 million new jobs over the next four years. >> i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >> thank you so much for starting your morning here with us. >> that was good. much more ahead on "cnn saturday morning" starts right now.
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good morning, everyone. ier deborah feyerick in for randi kaye. >> i'm victor blackwell. thanks for starting your day right here with us. we start with a surprising admission from the intelligence community. they are now saying the deadly attack on the consulate was a deliberate and organized assault. four americans were killed including ambassador chris stevens. it a violent end to a spontaneous protest over an anti-muslim film. but an investigation found c evidence to the contrary. criticism from republicans over the initial response. now, one high-ranking republican wants u.s. ambassador to the united nations susan rice to step down. new york congressman peter king says rice is to be held account aable for her statements on the attack. here's what he told our wolf

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